PROFICIENCY 29% 19% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Glendale Union High School District
35%Glendale
36%Arizona

Independence High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Glendale Union High School District" in Glendale, AZ. There are a total of 2,011 students and 89 teachers at Independence High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 1,330 free lunch students and 200 reduced lunch students.

Independence High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.0%, which is 19% lower than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2011
Teachers89.2
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch1330
Reduced lunch200

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment215
Taking some courses203
Taking some courses (not tests)14
Passing some courses96
Passing no courses103

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Independence High School, there are a total of 215 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 203 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All33%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School33%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All25%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School25%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Independence High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
White 12.5% 31.7% 40.8% 51.1%
Black 8.8% 7.9% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 4.0% 3.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 71.0% 53.0% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.2% 2.6% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 0.9% 2.2% 3.1%

Glendale demographics profile

StatisticGlendaleArizonaNational
Population239,9437,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,0346591
Median age33.937.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%53%55%
Speak English68%73%79%
Speak Spanish24%20%13%

Education level achieved in Glendale

IndexGlendaleArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade80.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school78.6%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Independence High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.